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Moon Adventure Game Digital Kit

In this collaborative game, players will work together to solve a series of challenges grounded in real science about living and doing research on the Moon.

DESCRIPTION

Living in an outpost on the Moon is dangerous. Survival on the Moon will require teamwork! Players will work together to solve a series of challenges grounded in real science about living and doing research on the Moon.

The premise of the game is a fictional story grounded in actual NASA science and research about what people might need in the future to live and work on the Moon. The challenges are based on real scientific concepts connected to lunar exploration. Players will assume the role of astronauts living and doing research in an outpost on the Moon. As players conduct research, a moonquake causes significant damage to the life support systems on the outpost. Survival on the Moon requires teamwork. Can players work together to quickly restore the necessary systems to survive? 

Contents list:

https://www.nisenet.org/moongame-contents

VIdeos

  • Trailer 30-second
  • Trailer 1-minute
  • First Time Setup
  • Facilitation Training
  • Content Part 1
  • Content Part 2

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DESCRIPTION

Living in an outpost on the Moon is dangerous. Survival on the Moon will require teamwork! Players will work together to solve a series of challenges grounded in real science about living and doing research on the Moon.

The premise of the game is a fictional story grounded in actual NASA science and research about what people might need in the future to live and work on the Moon. The challenges are based on real scientific concepts connected to lunar exploration. Players will assume the role of astronauts living and doing research in an outpost on the Moon. As players conduct research, a moonquake causes significant damage to the life support systems on the outpost. Survival on the Moon requires teamwork. Can players work together to quickly restore the necessary systems to survive? 

Contents list:

https://www.nisenet.org/moongame-contents

VIdeos

  • Trailer 30-second
  • Trailer 1-minute
  • First Time Setup
  • Facilitation Training
  • Content Part 1
  • Content Part 2

JUMP TO BROWSE RELATED RESOURCES

TRAINING VIDEOS

OBJECTIVES

BIG IDEA

Living in an outpost on the Moon is dangerous. Survival on the Moon will require teamwork!

Players will work together to solve a series of challenges grounded in real science about living and doing research on the Moon.


 

LEARNING GOALS

  • Strengthen 21st century skills related to collaboration, innovation, critical thinking, and problem-solving

  • Increase their interest in Moon and space exploration

  • Develop a sense of science identity and confidence related to learning about the Moon and space science

  • Learn new content knowledge about the Moon and/or space exploration

Credits

YEAR CREATED
2020
OWNING INSTITUTION

Arizona Science Center

FUNDING

This material is based upon work supported by NASA under grant number 80NSSC18K1219. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

 

PERMISSIONS

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US).
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DEVELOPMENT PROCESS

NISE Network products are developed through an iterative collaborative process that includes scientific review, peer review, and visitor evaluation in accordance with an inclusive audiences approach. Products are designed to be easily edited and adapted for different audiences under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike license. To learn more, visit our Development Process page.

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